European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery,
Vets Now Manchester
After John graduated from Cambridge Veterinary School he worked for six years in small animal practice before returning to Cambridge University as University Assistant Surgeon for four years. He then moved to Liverpool University as Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery and became Head of the Division of Small Animal Studies. John became a Fellow of the RCVS in 1993 and Diplomate of the ECVS in 1997. Since1999 he has worked in private referral practice. He is active on the CPD lecture circuit and regularly speaks in the UK, Europe and the USA. In 2000 he was awarded the BSAVA Simon award for contributions to small animal surgery. John has authored chapters and edited manuals for BSAVA and most recently contributed to the second edition of Tobias and Johnston's Textbook of Veterinary Surgery: Small Animals. John became an Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool in 2012 and is currently National Surgical Lead for the referral division of IVCEvidensia.